AP TOP 25 FOOTBALL TONIGHT No. 4 Boise State at Toledo, 7, ESPN SATURDAY No. 1 Oklahoma at No. 5 Florida State, 7 p.m., ABC No. 2 Alabama vs. North Texas, 6:30 p.m. No. 6 Stanford at Arizona, 9:45 p.m., ESPN HD No. 7 Wisconsin vs. Northern Illinois at Chicago, 2:30 p.m. No. 8 Oklahoma State at Tulsa, 9 p.m., FSN No. 9 Texas A&M vs. Idaho, 6 p.m., PPV No. 10 Navy at South ...
Call it lockout brain lock. That's what Pro Picks suffered from in a wild, totally unpredictable first weekend of the season. Yes, six road teams won. Unfortunately, we had only two of them. And six underdogs were winners. Unfortunately, the four favorites we had losing were victorious. Things didn't go any better with the Best Bet or the Upset Special. Looks like Pro Picks was about as prepared for the openers as the Colts, Steelers, ...
LAWRENCE - Kansas is off to a flying start. It isn't because of the defense. The Jayhawks have given up 882 yards through two games, and an unsightly 66 points combined to McNeese State and Northern Illinois. Kansas senior linebacker Steven Johnson doesn't think the statistics are as important as what some people make them out to be, and he said that's all that will matter when Kansas heads to Georgia Tech on Saturday. "Coach ...
MANHATTAN - Kansas State was stellar on defense in its season opener. Good thing, too, or the Wildcats would have lost in humiliating fashion to Eastern Kentucky.
LARNED - In their recent study of Ernest Hemingway's novel, "A Farewell to Arms," Janet Fleske's Larned High School senior English students had the opportunity to interview Vietnam veterans, Dale Brownlee and Ed Crosby, and Jeremy Dutton, who is currently serving in the Reserves as a lieutenant in the Marine Corps.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - From fired-up fans in Motor City bars to bookies in Las Vegas, the long downtrodden Detroit Lions have people believing that this could be their breakout season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Casey Wiegmann has faced just about every fearsome defensive lineman in the NFL over the past 15 seasons. It comes with the territory when you've had success on the offensive line, one of the least glamorous spots on the field.
LARNED - Tina Louise Phillips-Marler, 46, passed away Sept. 13, 2011, at her daughter's home in Larned. She was born Oct. 20, 1964, in Sparta, Ill.; the daughter of Stanley Stanko, Charles Sylvester and Judith Ann Carlyle Marler. A Larned resident since 1984, moving from Scott City; she worked in Dietary at the Larned State Hospital and also various restaurants.
MADISON, Conn. - Mary MacArthur died peacefully on Sept. 14, 2011, after a long and admirable battle with cancer.
Great Bend Fire Department Firefighters made three ambulance on Wednesday. At 9:08 p.m., they responded to arcing wires on a service entrance at 1017 ½ Odell. Power was shut off and the electric company was contacted. Barton County Sheriff On Wednesday a chain saw was reported missing from 361 SW 60 Road. It was the one found in Great Bend on Tuesday. Theft of ...
Barton Community College, with the help of Command Spanish Inc., is working to bridge the communication gap between English- and Spanish-speaking individuals with a month of workshops titled Command Spanish for the Community. The classes are set for 6-9:15 p.m. every Thursday in October in T-146, in the BCC Technical Building. The courses will focus on three main components: • Speaking in Spanish: Learn how to say practical common ...
KINGMAN - David L. Govert, 54, died September 14, 2011 at his rural home, Cunningham. He was born Sept. 10, 1957 in Kingman, the son of Julius and Nancy Dumont Govert. David was a lifetime resident of the Cunningham and Kingman communities. David was a lifetime farmer and stockman as well as the founder of MachineryLink. He was a member of Class IX of KARL (Kansas Agriculture Rural Leadership). He served on numerous county boards, ...
CLAFLIN - David Wayne Stueder, 59, died September 15, 2011 at his residence. He was born June 11, 1952 at Gainsville, Texas, the son of Elmer and Mary Ellen Johnson Stueder. He married Lana Starkweather on May 1, 1977 at Las Vegas, Nevada. The longtime Claflin resident worked at Essex for more than 37 years. He graduated from Claflin High School and Barton County Community College. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Claflin. ...
A Great Bend man was transported to a Wichita hospital Thursday afternoon after he was injured in a work-related accident at Great Bend Industries, the Great Bend Fire Department reported.
Monday, Sept. 12, the TLC Discoveries kids made posters for the two fire stations thanking them for all they do and being our hometown Hero's. This idea came from Lexie Brack after watching all of the 9/11 shows on TV on Sunday. She wanted to do something for our firemen to thank them. So the kids all signed the posters and she took a car load to deliver them. They had a good time talking to the men and thanking them.
QUINTER - Rita Houdeshell, 72, of Quinter, died on Nov. 23, 2013 at Hays Medical Center. Born June 7, 1941, in Great Bend, she was the daughter of Harley J. and Helen (Strobel) Everett. She was a graduate of Radium High School. On March 4, 1963, Rita was united in marriage to Larry W. Houdeshell in Dodge City. She worked for many years and retired as a certified nurse's assistant at Gove County Hospital in Quinter.
Nine-year-old Haley McCormick recently surprised Brit Spaugh Zoo Director Scott Gregory with a donation for the zoo.
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TOPEKA - The Kansas Supreme Court announced Wednesday that Lisa Taylor has been appointed public information director for the Kansas Judicial Branch. Taylor succeeds Ron Keefover, who founded the court's public information office in 1981 and retired in September.
The state's number one librarian will visit the Great Bend Public Library when it holds an open house from noon to 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9.
The Great Bend Recreation Commission, both recreation centers, City Auditorium and Cavanaugh Wellness Center will be closed today through Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday.
The saying, "A picture is worth 1000 words" is so true. In the case of my four month old grandson, we have a book started. Still nothing compares to actually holding, squeezing his chubby legs, or getting Bob to laugh out loud. As we enter the holiday season, families across the country hardly need a reminder that November 24th through the 30th is designated as National Family Week.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?
With the holidays getting into full swing, life for most of us is getting hectic. Between all the big meals, the parties, the kids needing treats for their classes, never mind our day jobs...! Who has time for it all?
After another week of making desserts for events, I've decided pies are a good thing.
Actions speak louder than words. Oh, how true that is. With Thanksgiving tomorrow, so many of us will have a "cheat day" and opt for the second helping of stuffing or an extra dollop of whipped cream on our pumpkin pie.
Great Bend Tribune Managing Editor Dale Hogg and his wife, Volunteers in Action Volunteer Coordinator Linn Hogg, have embarked on this two-month lifestyle change experiment as a couple.